Mercury in Eighth House
8th house relates to mysteries of life, transformation, death like experiences, obstacles, partner’s finance, debts, health, accidents, disgrace etc. Mercury in 8th house suggests that the native has an inquisitive nature. The person wants to get to the depth of the matter, unravel secrets. This makes them a perfect fit for occupations involving investigation of some kind like detectives. Moreover, these natives are also inclined towards occult fields, astrology, hypnotism, and metaphysics.
When Mercury is retrograde, you need to keep your inclination in these matters in check. You attitude in matters concerning religion, occult and higher state of mind may not be going in the right direction. The person may be associated with matters related to death some way or the other such as wills, cemeteries, criminal investigation, funeral homes etc. The native’s own death may be due to respiratory failures or travel. He or she is also likely to get financial gains or losses through contracts and inheritance.